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Kingston is Canada’s museum capital with something for everyone at over 26 museums and historic sites and 4 art galleries. It’s all here, from small specialized museums to national historic treasures including the endpoint of Canada’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site - The Rideau Canal and the Kingston Fortifications - designated in 2007.

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Open invitation to the 2nd KAM social of the season! I hope you're feeling just peachy, because we're breaking out the Bellini's! Join us on Tuesday, April 17th at 4:30 pm for some after work drinks!

Use this event to network or casually socialize with some amazing cultural professionals from KAM!

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Fun Fact: Bellini's were invented by Giuseppe Cipriani in 1948! He was the founder of Harry's Bar, just off the Grand Canal in Venice. Has anyone been? The characteristic colours of the drink supposedly reminded Cipriani of the paintings by 15th C Venetian painter Giovanni Bellini - hence the name!
Last week, we ventured out on our first exciting visit to the Museum of Healthcare. For those who have not visited this museum yet, we highly encourage all of you to check it out! The museum is located in the Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site, which is the former residence of nursing students since 1904. As we entered the museum, the first room on the right-hand side is a model of a student’s residence. [ 609 more words ]

https://kingstonmuseumsblog.wordpress.com/2018/04/02/art-history-students-discover-medical-history-at-the-museum-of-healthcare/
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